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21 Apr 2017
 
 
 
 
SA: Legislative sector congratulates members graduating today at Wits
STATEMENT
The South African Legislative Sector congratulates the 162 Members of Parliament (MPs) and Provincial Legislatures (MPLs) graduating at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) today after...
 
 
18 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Vuyo's – From A Big Big Dreamer To Living The Dream
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Many South Africans became familiar with the phrase, ‘Ooh Vuyo – he’s such a big big dreamer’ from the TV beer commercial that told a rags-to-riches story about an entrepreneur who starts a...
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
MOTSEPE, GORE, MADONSELA, LEWIS, SECTION 27 AND A HOST OF SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISTS TO BE HONOURED BY WITS
What's On
Pioneering business leaders Patrice Motsepe and Adrian Gore, legal experts Advocate Thuli Madonsela and Carole Lewis, Section 27, the Legal Resources Centre and a host of other social justice...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
MPs recommend Kweyama as SABC interim board chair
SABC
Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has recommended Khanyisile Kweyama to serve as South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) interim board chairperson. The committee met on...
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
 
 
FEDUSA: FEDUSA annual Leadership and Collective Bargaining Conference
STATEMENT
The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) will be holding its annual Leadership and Collective Bargaining Conference at the Lakeside Hotel Conference in Benoni on the East Rand from 2- 3...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Dancing the Death Drill
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
'Be quiet and be calm, my countrymen, for what is taking place is exactly what you came to do... Brothers, we are drilling the death drill .' - Reverend Isaac Wauchope Dyobha Paris, 1958. A...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Confronting the Corrupt
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
The infamous Seriti Commission into the arms deal. The Glenister case following the disbanding of the Scorpions. Busting open the bread manufacturers' cartel.
 
 
09 Jan 2017
 
Decoloniality Summer School 2017
What's On
Today marks the beginning of the 4th Annual UNISA Decoloniality Summers School, with the purpose to confront challenges and reject the status quo. And further to create a space for scholars to...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
 
 
The Politics of Spectacle – reflections on the 2016 student protests
ADAM HABIB
This reflection builds on my earlier analysis of the #FeesMustFall protests and reflecting strategically on the challenges facing higher education today. I do not pretend that mine is an impartial...
 
 
25 Nov 2016
 
 
 
Top 1% globally for Wits researchers
ACADEMICS
Three researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have ranked in the top 1% in their fields globally, according to media and information firm Thomson Reuters. The Wits staff are...
 
 
17 Nov 2016
 
SA: Higher Education and Training Committee saddened and outraged by Wits rape allegations
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training is saddened by media reports about an alleged rape incident at Wits University where the perpetrator is allegedly still housed at one of the...
 
 
08 Nov 2016
 
Charges against Mcebo Dlamini politically motivated - Mpofu
POLITICS
Charges against Fees Must Fall leader Mcebo Dlamini are politically motivated, the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge heard on Tuesday. His lawyer, Dali Mpofu, said evidence of this was a meeting...
 
 
31 Oct 2016
 
Wits scraps curfew
EDUCATION
Wits University has lifted its controversial curfew on students, the institution said on Monday. "In view of the fact that the University has not experienced any incidents in the last few days,...
 
 
21 Oct 2016
 
 
 
What must fall: fees or the South African state?
THE CONVERSATION
The polarising effects of #FeesMustFall are now pervasive in the academy, and probably beyond. Academics turn on each other, as do their schools and faculties. Whole universities are pitted against...
 
 
19 Oct 2016
 
Student leader Mcebo Dlamini denied bail
PROTESTS
#FeesMustFall leader and former Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini was denied bail in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. "It is necessary to weigh-up the freedom of the applicant. It's...
 
 
 
                       
 
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